Category Archives: Health System

EmsanaRx and Cleveland Clinic to bring Transparency to Pharmacy Benefits

EmsanaRx, a public benefit corporation, and Cleveland Clinic have announced a first-of-its-kind strategic affiliation to bring transparency to pharmacy benefits

Cornerstone Health Solutions Selected as Heywood Healthcare’s Specialty Pharmacy Partner

Cornerstone Health Solutions is a specialty pharmacy accelerator created and owned by Boston Medical Center Health System (BMCHS)

Walgreens Investing in Future Growth of Health System Specialty Pharmacies

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Shields Health Solutions announced that WBA, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Walgreen Co., is making a majority investment in Shields, an industry leader in integrated, health system-owned specialty pharmacy care

Vizient Launches Direct to Employer Solutions for Health Care Systems

To meet the increasing demand from self-insured employers looking to contract with health care provider networks, Vizient, Inc. announced the launch of its Direct to Employer Solutions for health care systems.

Union Health (Terre Haute, IN) Increasing Patient Access to Specialty Drugs

Union Health recently launched an on-site specialty pharmacy  in partnership with Trellis Rx, a specialty pharmacy services provider.  At the specialty pharmacy, pharmacy liaisons manage financial assistance applications, insurance authorizations, medication refills and more, the health system said. Patients also receive medication education and counseling from the pharmacists. Union Health said it plans to expand its […]

Shields Acquires Excelera Shining Spotlight on Health System Specialty Pharmacies

Since 2015, the prevalence of health system-owned specialty pharmacies in large hospitals has doubled, with nearly 90 percent of large hospitals operating a specialty pharmacy in 2019

Bon Secours Mercy Health Launches Internal Group Purchasing Organization

Numerous health systems have established internal GPOs